World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday October 1, 2015
Lokaiya Peremadasa shudders as he recalls the havoc Tamil rebels used to wreak on his beloved wildlife park during Sri Lanka's brutal 37-year-long civil war.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 16, 2015
The Tamil Nadu assembly today adopted a resolution for an international probe against Sri Lanka for alleged human rights violations and war crimes committed in 2009, coming just a day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) and the Sri Lankan government deciding to renew efforts to resolve the ethic issue in the is...
India News | Reported by A Vaidyanathan, Edited by Sanjeev Singh | Tuesday July 7, 2015
In a complete turnaround, the Tamil Nadu government has submitted a report to the Supreme Court today, saying there is no threat to the Mullaperiyar dam from Liberation Tigers of Tigers Eelam (LTTE) cadres.
World News | Press Trust of India | Saturday June 20, 2015
The Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam's (LTTE) international network and financial support are still intact despite its military defeat at the hands of Sri Lankan government troops in 2009, a US government report has said.
World News | Press Trust of India | Friday May 29, 2015
Sri Lanka continues to violate human rights of its religious and ethnic minorities, six years after the end of civil war in the country that resulted in the defeat of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), according to a new independent report.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday March 11, 2015
A Sri Lankan Tamil woman, who symbolised the fight against the alleged disappearances during the final stages of the war against the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) in 2009, was today released on conditional bail after spending nearly a year in jail on charges of sheltering a criminal.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday January 8, 2015
Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapakse appeared unstoppable after overseeing a crushing defeat of Tamil guerrillas, but charges of corruption, nepotism and war crimes have dogged his second term in office.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday August 8, 2014
The Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam or the LTTE had a 'mole' in 10 Janpath, and former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi's assassination was part of a conspiracy "hatched by several influential people in faraway places", says former home secretary RD Pradhan.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday May 10, 2014
Sri Lanka's military said on Saturday it had unearthed the biggest cache of pistol ammunition buried in the former war zone amid government claims that Tiger rebels are trying regroup.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday April 11, 2014
Sri Lanka's military on Friday shot dead three men during an operation against suspected Tamil separatist rebels, in the first major confrontation since the end of the island's war nearly five years ago, a spokesman said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday February 25, 2014
Forensic experts have found more bodies in an unmarked mass grave in Sri Lanka's northern former war zone, taking the total number to 80, an official said on Tuesday.
World News | Reuters | Friday January 17, 2014
The discovery of a mass grave containing more than 30 skulls in northern Sri Lanka has fuelled speculation that there may be many more like it containing the remains of thousands who went missing during the island nation's nearly three-decade war.
World News | Press Trust of India | Saturday December 28, 2013
Sri Lanka's main Tamil party has said it will push for an independent international probe into alleged war crimes committed during the final phase of the civil war against the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) in 2009.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday December 26, 2013
An Indian national has been arrested in Sri Lanka on charges of filming a military installation in Kilinochchi, the former LTTE stronghold, police said today.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday September 22, 2013
Sri Lanka's main Tamil party Sunday won a whopping landslide in the first semi-autonomous council elections in the island's north after decades of ethnic war.
World News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 28, 2013
United Nations Human Rights Commissioner Navi Pillay has assured the relatives of Tamil people who disappeared during Sri Lanka's 25-year-long civil war that he would take up their grievances with President Mahinda Rajapaksa.
MekhlaS | Friday August 23, 2013
Theatres in Tamil Nadu are unlikely to screen actor John Abraham's Madras Cafe, which is expected to release nationwide today.
South | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Friday August 23, 2013
Theatres in Tamil Nadu are unlikely to screen actor John Abraham's 'Madras Cafe', which is expected to release nationwide tomorrow. The Theatre Owners' Association had left the decision of screening the movie on individual theatre owners after both the Tamil and Hindi versions of the film were cleared by the Film Certification Board.
Robin Bansal | Thursday July 18, 2013
Naam Thamizhar (We Tamils), a Tamil activist group, has sought a ban on John Abraham's upcoming flick Madras Cafe for reportedly portraying the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) members as terrorists.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday July 5, 2013
Sri Lankan authorities have arrested 12 elite commandos on charges of executing five Tamil students in the eastern city of Trincomalee in 2006 after falsely accusing them to be Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) terrorists.
South | Reported by Sam Daniel; Edited by Mala Das | Monday July 1, 2013
The Madras High Court has upheld the Centre's ban on the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) between 2010 and 2012. The ban has been renewed for years till 2014.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday April 10, 2013
Sri Lanka today blamed India for the Tamil separatist war which dragged for 30 years on the island.
Cheat Sheet | Reported by Noopur Tiwari; edited by Mala Das | Wednesday March 20, 2013
The United Nations is gearing up for a vote on Sri Lanka this week that will hold it accountable for alleged war crimes against its ethnic Tamil population during the final phases of the bloody civilian war against the rebel Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE). The US, which is sponsoring the motion against Colombo, has circulated a draft of th...
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Monday March 18, 2013
The Prime Minister's fragile coalition is under new pressure. Senior partner DMK has threatened to withdraw its five ministers this week from the cabinet unless India asks the UN's top human rights body to hold Sri Lanka accountable for "genocide." Later this month, the UN's top human rights body will vote on a resolution by the US which criticizes...